First batch of Taiwanese guava lands in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first batch of Taiwanese guava exported to the United States has arrived after a ferry trip of more than 20 days, and the 13 tons of fruit will be available at superma...

US border arrests drop as focus turns to Mexicans

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of people arrested or stopped entering the United States on the Mexico border fell for a seventh straight month in December, with Mexicans outpacing Central Americans among...

Regent Taipei celebrates upcoming 30th anniversary

Regent Taipei continues to upgrade its dining experience; after 2 months of renovation, Robin’s Grill (2F) officially re-opened on December 25th. The new interior is designed by famed master Has...

First batch of Taiwan guavas shipped to US hailed as milestone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become the only Asian country allowed to export guavas to the U.S., with the first batch of the tropical fruit being shipped out on Friday (Dec. 27). The bat...

Taiwan office in US to set up agriculture section

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese representative office in the United States will set up a separate agriculture department to promote farm and fishery products from the island, the Ministry o...

Regulations for Taiwan guava exports to US finalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After approving the import of Taiwan’s guavas to the U.S., the two governments have finalized the details for shipments to begin. Last Thursday (Oct. 17), the U.S...

US approves imports of fresh Taiwan guavas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As relations between the U.S. and Taiwan continue to warm, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday (Oct. 17) announced that it has authorized the import of guavas g...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei goes Pink for Breast Cancer awareness

In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is offering Pink Ribbon-themed delights, including a luxury accommodation package, until 31 October. Organised in collaboration wi...

Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold

VARADERO, Cuba (AP) — The battle for Cuba's economic future is being waged on its beaches. And at its all-inclusive resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial plazas. As most of C...

Sweetest delight with mommy - enjoy a range of sweet experiences from Regent Taipei

This mother’s day, Regent Taipei and Regent Galleria brings the largest dessert gathering ever presented by Regent Taipei – the Regent Sweet Street; twelve dessert shops will be bringing t...

Donald Glover, Rihanna film to hit Amazon Saturday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Glover and Rihanna's secretive new film "Guava Island" is coming to Amazon Prime Video this weekend. Glover tweeted Wednesday that it'd be available to stre...

New Taipei promotes group purchases to resolve a glut of guavas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City Fruit & Vegetable Marketing (新北果菜公司) will work with the guava producing county of Changhua during the period, April 4 - 15, to promote group purchases of gu...

Aid finally reaches Zimbabwe village 12 days after cyclone

MACHONGWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Surprised members of a cyclone-hit community in Zimbabwe paused from retrieving and burying their dead to welcome the first humanitarian aid from the outside world as it arr...

Singapore supermarket signs exclusive deal to stock Taiwanese produce from Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu’s recent trip to Singapore has successfully expanded markets for Kaohsiung farmers, by signing a deal with a Singapore supermarket. The...

Taiwan's winter fruit makes inroads in Hong Kong market

Hong Kong, Jan. 13 (CNA) Taiwan launched a promotional campaign to sell winter-harvested fruit such as jujube, guava, wax apples, oranges, pineapples, papaya, grapes, atemoya and honey apples in Hong ...